Bell & ssh

James Wilkinson james at
Tue Oct 5 12:29:46 UTC 2004

Edward wrote:
> Could you run a command to check on which tty or whatever the user is 
> logged in and as root echo a bell character directly to the relevant 
> /dev entry? Would that work?

If they're logged into a real TTY and haven't booted directly into X,
and if the permissions are good, then this should work.

But then, so should the write command, which is designed for the job.


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